Triangulum Constellation | The Triangle

Triangulum, as you’d probably expect, takes it’s name from the Latin for Triangle. It contains several galaxies, with the brightest being the Triangulum galaxy. Although we don’t have any writings of Triangulum until Ptolemy in the 2nd Century, it was likely that it was noticed far further back than this, and Ptolemy’s writings indicated that … Read more


Vulpecula Constellation | The Fox

The Vulpecula constellation makes up one of the 19 constellations that belong to the Hercules family. If you’re looking to start with astronomy, it can be a good place to start because it has the Dumbbell Nebula in it, which can be seen very easily with a telescope. It also contains the Coathanger Cluster, which … Read more


Volans Constellation | The Flying Fish

The Volans Constellation is known as being one of the smaller constellations, but this doesn’t mean that the flying fish should be ignored. It borders some other awesome constellations, including Dorado the Dolphin, which makes a great match with the flying fish. Lets look at some facts about Volans. Bordered By; Carina, Pictor, Dorado, Mensa, … Read more


Virgo Constellation | The Virgin

The Virgo constellation is one of the most well known groups of stars due to it’s Zodiac family. It’s one of the largest constellations overall, and it’s a great place for beginners to start because it’s very easy to identify. It’s brightest star, Spica, is one of the brightest in the sky, so it’s quite … Read more


Vela Constellation | The Ships Sail

For those looking to learn about the Vela constellation, then you’re definitely in the right place. The famous Sail constellation is bordered by several other constellations, and it actually was only part of a constellation with two others until the 18th Century. lets look at some details about Vela. Bordered By; Antlia, Pyxis, Puppis, Carina, … Read more


Telescopium Constellation

The Telescopium constellation is one of the few constellations which was named to represent scientific tools and instruments – it’s pretty easy to see where it got it’s named from! Lets have a look at some of the most interesting things about the Telescopium minor constellation. Bordered By; Ara, Corona Australia, Indus, Microscopium, Pavo, Sagittarius … Read more


Taurus Constellation | The Bull

The Taurus Constellation is one of the most well known constellations in modern astronomy. This is due to it’s position within the area of the Zodiac, which means that many modern followers of astrology have the Taurus as their Zodiac sign. Bordered By; Auriga, Perseus, Aries, Cetus, Eridanus, Orion, Gemini. Named after; The Bull Declination; … Read more


Sextans Constellation | The Sextant

The Sextans constellations is one of the more interesting out there. Unlike most other constellations, it doesn’t take it’s name from mythology. It has several stars that are visible from earth without using a telescope. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting details about Sextans. Bordered By; Hydra, Leo, Crater. Named after; … Read more


Andromeda Constellation | The Chained Woman

If you are looking for one of the most impressive constellations, then Andromeda is a good choice. It is visible for quite a lot of the year, with the best times to see her in the United States being the beginning of Autumn. It has several extremely bright stars to look out for, as well … Read more